Meet Joanie and Matt

Starting JAM is a HUGE step for both of us- an entirely new project (for adults)- and we are really excited to share it with you.

Joanie and Matt's debut album artfully showcases story songs which interpret ancient texts with a modern, feminist twist.

Weaving in and out of the Folk and Americana genres, long-time friends and multi-award winning songwriters Joanie Leeds and Matthew Check have teamed up after a decade of creating the Jew-Grass genre, now introducing modern-musical midrash.

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Hey New Yorkers! In exactly one week from today, Joanie and Matt will be playing their first FULL BAND show LIVE at The Bitter End. P.S. It's Joanie's first show for adults in over a decade. It's going to be awesome!

Advance ticket link in the comments.

Joanie and Matt

Joanie and Matt

Feeling pretty damn satisfied after our final rehearsal before the full band show at The Bitter End next Thursday, May 30th. During rehearsal, we played a song on FB live tonight called ‘The Mighty Have Fallen’. Link in my bio to listen via FB and buy tickets via eventbrite. #jam #joanieandmatt
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Joanie and Matt shared a live video.

The Mighty Have Fallen!

Joanie and Matt


Joanie and Matt rehearsal for our 5/30 show at the Bitter End
🔥The Mighty Have Fallen🔥

Get your tickets!!